Harbour Sea School

RYA Powerboat Level 2

RYA Powerboat Level 2

This is the most popular course. It is aimed at beginners and covers all aspects of powerboating needed to get you out on the water safely.

The RYA National Powerboat Level 2 is the starting point for everyone including those intending on progressing to Advanced Powerboat. It is run over two days on either your own boat or one of ours.

Course Details

Previous experience neededRYA Powerboat Level 1
Course duration2 day
RYA members Discount5%
Minimum age12 years

Course Content

Boat launching and recovery
Boat handling
Securing to a buoy
Leaving and coming alongside
Close quarter handling
Planing speed manouvers
Man overboard recovery
Collision regulations


The course will be taken on the coast, and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly. After this course, you will be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of your own limitations and those of the craft. Once you have completed this course you can apply for an International Certificate of Competence (ICC)without taking any further training or exams. An ICC enables pleasure users to charter a powerboat internationally. The RYA National Powerboat Level 2 can also be commercially endorsed for those wanting a career as a skipper in the marine industry. Holders of an RYA Powerboat Level 2 commercially endorsed can operate MCA SCV Coded power-driven vessels of up to 10m in length with up to 12 passengers within 3 miles from a safe haven. Own boat tuition available. Please contact us for more information and pricing.

Course Cost

£325 per person

£575 – 2 people

£750 – 3 people

Price includes fuel, the RYA Start Power Boating handbook and Certificate on passing.

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